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Judy La Fontain (Degard)

Judy La Fontain (Degard)

Judith Ann "Judy" Degard

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Degard, Judith (Judy) Ann
Judy fought a long battle with Alzheimer's and succumbed to cancer on July 14, 2014 at age 70. Born in Fostoria, Ohio on Oct 18, 1943. Judy is preceded in death by her parents Joe and Mary Jo LaFontain. She was a graduate of Tempe High School. Judy was a devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and wife who was cherished by all that knew her. Judy only saw the best in everyone. She is survived by husband Chuck, children Susan, Carrie (Jeff) Carlstom, Charis (Steve) Steinke, Steve (Angel) Caulfield, Chris (Lorri) Caulfield, Brian (Sandy) Caulfield, and stepson-David (Theresa) Degard. Also surviving are siblings Fred LaFontain, Tom LaFontain, Connie James, Kathy Steele and Peggy Amico. Judy's true happiness was her 16 beautiful grandchildren. Above all, Judy loved children! Her passing is a loss to all. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 26th at 10 a.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1035 E. Guadalupe Rd, Tempe, AZ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital.


 

Published in The Arizona Republic from July 20 to July 23, 2014

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Judith Ann "Judy" Degard

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  • "She was a very special sister and great mom to her children..."
    - Connie James
 
 
Degard, Judith (Judy) Ann
Judy fought a long battle with Alzheimer's and succumbed to cancer on July 14, 2014 at age 70. Born in Fostoria, Ohio on Oct 18, 1943. Judy is preceded in death by her parents Joe and Mary Jo LaFontain. She was a graduate of Tempe High School. Judy was a devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and wife who was cherished by all that knew her. Judy only saw the best in everyone. She is survived by husband Chuck, children Susan, Carrie (Jeff) Carlstom, Charis (Steve) Steinke, Steve (Angel) Caulfield, Chris (Lorri) Caulfield, Brian (Sandy) Caulfield, and stepson-David (Theresa) Degard. Also surviving are siblings Fred LaFontain, Tom LaFontain, Connie James, Kathy Steele and Peggy Amico. Judy's true happiness was her 16 beautiful grandchildren. Above all, Judy loved children! Her passing is a loss to all. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 26th at 10 a.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1035 E. Guadalupe Rd, Tempe, AZ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital.

 
 
Published in The Arizona Republic from July 20 to July 23, 2014
- See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/azcentral/obituary.aspx?pid=171786657#sthash.QaHRUNdX.dpuf